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Tuesday, July 1
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents, “The Future of Metal is Art,”
a lecture by L. William Zahner, president and CEO, A. Zahner Company, Kansas City, Mo. 
Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public and offers AIA Continuing Education learning units. For more information, contact Luis Boza, assistant professor for architecture and planning, at 202-319-6861 or boza@cua.edu.

Friday, July 4
University closed for Independence Day.


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Tuesday, July 8
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents, “Willing Paradises,” by Bryan Mackay-Lyons, partner, Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Limited and GHOST Studio, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public and offers AIA Continuing Education learning units. For more information, contact Luis Boza, assistant professor for architecture and planning, at 202-319-6861 or boza@cua.edu.

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Exempt Employee Vacation Leave Carry Over — IMPORTANT UPDATE
The Office of Human Resources thanks all exempt employees who completed and submitted their requests and plans to use Fiscal Year 2008 vacation leave carry-over hours. Please note that the vacation leave carry-over hours should appear correctly stated on your June 2008 pay stub. The vacation leave hours stated on the June pay stub should include the Fiscal Year 2008 carry-over hours plus the hours earned during May and June 2008 (minus any hours used during May and June 2008). Questions should be directed to the Office of Human Resources, at 202-319-5050.

HR Customer Service Survey — UPDATE
For the convenience of faculty and staff, the survey window has now been extended through Thursday, July 3, 2008.

The Office of Human Resources seeks your help. As a team, we have pledged our dedication to improving the overall customer service experience of all who use our services including faculty, staff and visitors. As part of this pledge, we are seeking your input on how to achieve this goal today and into the future. We are focused on consistently delivering a positive customer service experience. To capture your opinion, we have created a brief, user-friendly, online survey, which can be completed either online or in paper format at any time through July 3. The survey comprises 24 questions, including open-ended questions, and is anonymous and secure. It should take no more than 15 minutes to complete. Paper copies will be distributed on request from the Office of Human Resources. Contact Maria Thomason at 202-319-5050 for a paper copy.

To access the survey, go to  http://humanresources.cua.edu/announcements/  and click on Take the HR Customer Service Survey.

Office of Human Resources Summer Hours
Effective Thursday, June 19, the Office of Human Resources’ summer hours are as follows:
Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Human Resources will resume regular office hours on Monday, Aug. 18. For more information, contact the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5050.

Office Equipment for Sale
The Office of Asset Inventory is selling two laptop computers and several laser printers. The office provides no guarantees or warranties on service or conditions of this equipment. The equipment is only available for viewing upon appointment. For more information, call Andrew Wolf at 202-319-6402.

Summer Specials in the Food Court
The Office of Dining Services is offering several summer specials.
On Mondays, customers can purchase any Starbucks beverage and then present the dated receipt to receive 
20 percent off purchases at the Food Court.
On Tuesdays —  Taco Tuesday —  customers can purchase a taco salad and receive a free jumbo cookie.
On Wednesdays, customers can buy a slice of pizza and then purchase the second slice at half-price.
On Thursdays Thirsty Thursday —  customers can receive a free 22-ounce beverage with any purchase over $5.
On Fridays, breakfast is served all day.
For more information, visit www.cua.campusdish.com.

PeopleSoft Upgrade
The Center for Planning and Information Technology has made substantial progress on the PeopleSoft Student Administration System and Human Resources System upgrade project. The new version, PeopleSoft 9, will come online Monday, Aug. 4. If you wish to learn more about this project and the upgrade itself, please visit: http://computing.cua.edu/infosys. If you have any questions or comments about this upgrade, send an e-mail to CUA-PeopleSoftUpgrade@cua.edu.

University Web Site Project
All academic and administrative Web sites at CUA will undergo significant design and navigation changes during the 2008-2009 academic year. A university Web site development committee chaired by the Office of Public Affairs and the Center for Planning and Information Technology has engaged the services of NavigationArts to guide the university through the process of bringing CUA’s vibrant, dynamic campus life and academic excellence to the Web during the six-month project. To learn more or to contribute ideas and suggestions, visit http://computing.cua.edu/redesign.

Information About Registration For New CUA Freshmen
New students will receive their registration packets in the next few weeks. Faculty and staff may receive calls and e-mails from new students inquiring about the registration process. Faculty and staff are encouraged to direct these questions to the new registration site at http://registration.cua.edu/. Students will be able to view step-by-step registration directions and information on activating the CUA e-mail/network and much more. For more information, e-mail Helen Nicholas at Nicholas@cua.edu.


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